Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
: same-sex marriage. we have breaking news for you on the national. the justices of the u.s. supreme court will rule on the california proposition 8. the voter approval initiative the funding marriage between a man and woman a. sides of the debate. because the high court has same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. >> this is about fundamental coverage. j. r. stone is standing by. >>pam: with reaction from both here to break down what >> because the high court has agreed to hear this case, same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. the validity of same sex marriage in california has been an issue since 2004. and now we know, we will get the final word by next summer legal briefs will be filed and the case will be argued early next years. possibly in the spring. then the supreme court should issue its ruling very likely by the end of june. and we should also note the supreme court has also agreed to review the federal defense of marriage act. legal experts say agreeing to review both cases is significant. >> it indicate
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
to return to the u-s after colorado governor signed into law today the recreational use of marijuana in the state. those and more stories next! ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> a nevada woman is recovering from frostbite at a carson city hospital after surviving six frigid days in the sierra nevada's. paula lane knew she would never see her boyfriend again. after the couple's jeep got stuck in the mud on a back road her boyfriend. roderick clifton. set out for help. lane told him that they should stay put and wait out the storm. lane was rescued by her brother and a friend on december fifth after six days in the remote hope valley. clifton's body was recovered on the same day. wouldn' >> another victim is is accusing the former voice of elmo of sexual abuse. puppeteer kevin clash is already facing similar allegations in three other cases. the new lawsuit accuses clash of luring a teenage boy to new york from mi
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
on these police clashes. >> iran officials say they've captured a u.s. drone. iranian television reportered the news -- which the united states disputes --says the aerial device was flying over the persian gulf. according to a u-s navy official, all drones are accounted for. >> there are troubling new signs out of syria. intelligence suggests syrian forces may be preparing to use chemical weapons on its own people. a u-s official says... according to intelligence obtained over the weekend... syrian forces began mixing two chemicals needed to make deadly sarin gas. president obama issued a stern warning to syrian president bashar al-assad. >> i want to make it absolutely clear to assad and those under his command -- the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. >>pam: u-s officials are concerned that with fighting moving closer to damascus, the assad regime may be getting desperate and could use chemical weapons to try to crush the rebellion. secretary of state hillary clinton says if assad goes down that road... there will be consequences. >> this
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
and hurting.but support from across the u-s is helping them get through it. it's the same heart- wrenching scene over and over in newtown. groups of mourners.paying respects.and laying to rest the victims of last friday's shooting. 26 christmas trees line this street. 27 guardian angels representing the lives lost.including the shooter's mother. young women collect donations and hand out christmas ornaments. coffee and food at this local shop are free - thanks to anonymous donations from all over the country. >> it is really in a nice thing people come and and really need it is heartwarming. it >>reporter: the emotional wounds are still fresh. today >> i think that for some it is too soon to forget the need to go to the process, the grieving. before there is even room for forgiveness. >>reporter: today, invesgtigators finished processing suspect adam lanza's home. that's where the rampage began.with lanza killing his mother in her sleep. nancy lanza was also laid to rest today in a huh private, family only service. adam lanza has not yet been burried.toxicology results on him are pending.
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
-yaki-blog."you may be >> wondering how the u-s compares to other countries ownership and regulation. we found that the us has the highest gun ownership rate in the world with an average of 88 guns per 100 people. and even the number two country, yemen, has significantly fewer.with about 55 per 100 people. and the united states has, by far, the most gun-related homicides of any other developed country. in 2011, the u-s had more than 91-hundred gun-related murders.compared to japan, which had just 11. and that may have something to do with the strict regulations the japanese government has in place. first off.handgun ownership is illegal.even holding a handgun, let alone firing one, is illegal and can get you one to 10 years in prison. the only type of gun you can legally own is a shotgun.and the process to buy one is complicated. you have to attend an all- day class and pass a written test. you also have to pass a shooting range class. then you have to take a mental test and drug test.which the police will have one file. then you have to pass a background check. and not only do you have to loc
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
8. supporters appealed to the u.s. supreme court after the lower court found that unconstitutional. if the court found that it will not try the case the same-sex marriages will resume in california but if they hear the case arguments will likely take place in the spring. the court also has the option of telling consideration what are not to take up the appeal at a later date. >> president obama is taking his fight to with a physical clef. it sounds like his backup came pantry andmonday at 6:30 a.m. pst. monday's order list found the voter initiative a later date. sometime this spring and the end of june. proposition 8 has been denies review, the finalbe a decis during the if the high court denies review, the final year by the 9th u.s. circuit cliff public... the campaign trail.. but again today - he and house speaker john boehner do 'not' sound close to a deal,,, >> if no action is done all taxes will be increased by january 1st. >>catherine: president obama took his case on the road.... visiting a toy factory in pennsylvania... where he told an audience that failing to extend tax
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
legend" by the u-s star status with recordings such as "take five" and "blue rondo a la turk." he also broke racial barriers, playing in black in the 19-50's. .. and refusing to play in segregated venues.. brubeck was born in concord, california..he would have tomorrow. and a reminder.. you can catch all your entertainment news right here on kron-4. the insider starts at 7 -- followed by entertainment tonight at 7:30. >> pam moore was just named one of the best acres in the bay area. >> thank you, gary. the raiders seek to put an end to the rumors that jon gruden is returning to the black hole.. we will issue a statement from davis that they wanted, according to media relations, that rumor has no ability. and i will tell you it takes one to the one that that that rumor has no validity -- and i was going to host dance party. it was a long. >> thought that you might make it that will >> and why not 420. but the point i am making is you stop all of this. just stand up once on television and say that i am not interested. and that is the end of it. they would like to keep it keep going.
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
lawsuit. apple won the first round in august, when a u=s district court judge ruled that samsung would pay apple over a billion dollars in damages. that's not enough for apple our tech reporter gabe slate is here. case? >> 1.0 $5 billion was the verdict earlier this year. apparently that was not enough that hearing is still going on and the san jose and the judge said that she is likely to reduce that $ 1.05 billion.. fine... with her belief that the jurors could have underestimated the danger is implicated. the details of the verdict in the month of august. nothing has happened yet samsung has not paid one penny to apple. they have appealed this decision in hopes of a mistrial. the judge will have to decide if it is a mistrial or not. most likely it will not be and to go forward. however, it could be appealed. we will have to wait and see. otherwise, they are going to wait and see weather or not ... one thing i would like to mention is how consumers could be impacted. if samsung products could be prices are released. that is not unlikely but possible. let me show you video these samsung v